Daniela Braga

Founder & CEO, DefinedCrowd
Daniela Braga

Founder & CEO



Dr. Daniela Braga is founder and CEO of DefinedCrowd, one of the fastest growing startups in the AI space, a company invested by Amazon, Sony and Portugal Ventures. With seventeen years working in Speech Technology both in academia and industry in Portugal, Spain, China and the US, Daniela Braga has deep expertise in Speech Science and is one the world leaders of Crowdsourcing adoption in large enterprises.

Previously at Microsoft, she worked in pretty much all stacks of Speech Technology and shipped 26 languages for Exchange 14, 10 TTS voices in Windows 8 and was involved in Cortana. At Voicebox Technologies, Dr. Braga created the Data Science team and shipped voice enabled products for clients like Samsung and Toyota, introduced Crowdsourcing for big data solutions and re-structured the Engineering infrastructure around data collection, processing, ingestion, instrumentation and discoverability.

Dr. Braga is oftentimes guest lecturer in the University of Washington, USA, is the author of more than 90 scientific papers and several patents.